L Catterton Asia has sold Australian bootmaker R.M. Williams to Tattarang, a private investment group established by Andrew Forrest, majority shareholder and former CEO of Fortescue Metals Group.
Swedish private equity firm Summa Equity has acquired a controlling stake in Singapore-based biotech developer Sengenics for an undisclosed sum, setting up an exit for Japan’s SBI Holdings.
Archipelago Capital Partners has acquired Malaysian dessert and drink chain Coolblog from government-backed PE firm Ekuinas based on an equity value of MYR75 million ($18 million).
CVC Capital Partners helped Softex Indonesia grow its market share by penetrating modern retail channels and launching an ESG program. A $1.2 billion trade sale exit to Kimberly-Clark is its reward
Australia’s 99Designs, a global graphic design marketplace, has been acquired by Ireland-based Cimpress, the owner of marketing services firm Vistaprint. It sets up at least one VC exit.
Warburg Pincus has agreed to invest INR7 billion ($95.7 million) in Home First Finance, an India-based provider of home loans to the low and middle-income segments.
Having assumed full ownership of EMC Holdings in 2016, Affirma Capital rejuvenated the Korean wastewater management business through savvy acquisitions and encouraging management to get creative
IMM Private Equity is set to exit its approximately 94% stake in Korean food and beverage chain Hollys Coffee to local digital payments services provider KG Inicis for KRW145 billion ($124 million).
Converting Bunkasha Publishing's library of manga library from paper to digital form was a priority for NSSK. New owner Beaglee will now plug this content into its online distribution platform
Private equity exits – outside of the public markets – are gradually emerging from a COVID-19 hibernation. But sellers must be mindful of timing, structure, and which buyers they are targeting
NSSK has sold Bunkasha Publishing, a Japanese media group focused on manga comics in both print and digital formats, to local internet content provider Beaglee.
Navis Capital Partners' 3.5x return on Australian educational resources supplier reflects how the business proved resilient in the face of COVID-19, but the pandemic still played havoc with the exit process
PAG Asia Capital has sold Young Toys, a South Korea-based toy manufacturer it has owned since 2015, to a consortium led by MiraeN Group, a leading local publisher.
Navis Capital Partners has sold Australian educational resources provider Modern Star to local private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) at an enterprise valuation of about A$600 million ($433 million).
CVC Capital Partners will exit personal care products manufacturer Softex Indonesia after US multinational Kimberly-Clark agreed to acquire the business for approximately $1.2 billion.
Creador's $34 million investment in packaging supplier Shriji Polymers represents an indirect bet on India's growing pharmaceutical industry. Product development and capacity expansion are priorities
Affirma Capital – formerly Standard Chartered Private Equity – has agreed to sell EMC Holdings, a South Korea-based waste and wastewater treatment business, to a unit of local conglomerate SK Corporation.
Private equity investors are seeing significant IPO and exit activity out of China despite macroeconomic and geopolitical uncertainty arising from COVID-19 and China-US tensions, respectively.
Malaysian government-backed private equity firm Ekuinas has sold Primabaguz, a local producer of premium halal meat-based products, to US-based Johnsonville International for MYR175 million ($42 million).
The Carlyle Group has agreed to sell its majority stake in Korean apparel manufacturer Yakjin Trading Corporation to domestic fashion giant JS Corporation for around KRW14.3 billion ($12 million).
Tokyo-listed healthcare provider Solasto will acquire 100% of Japan Elderly Care Service for JPY2.3 billion ($22 million), providing an exit for local private equity firm ACA Investments.
Microsoft Corporation wants to continue discussions over the purchase of the US operation of TikTok from PE-backed Chinese technology giant ByteDance amid threats from US President Donald Trump to ban the short video platform.
Steadview Capital has invested $85 million in India and US-based cloud business software developer Freshworks through the purchase of shares from existing investors.
Canada’s Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) has bought a 20% stake in Australian electricity network operator TransGrid for an undisclosed sum.